After years of uncertainty, a telescope on Mauna Kea facing funding cuts will continue to conduct research into outer space.
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A brushfire near Punaluu Black Sands Beach Park in Ka‘u burned through about 12 acres of undeveloped land on Tuesday evening.
When I picked up knitting needles for the first time about two years ago, I couldn’t have imagined how vital the hobby would become to my well-being. Learning to knit was hard for me, but once I mastered it, the craft became addictive, in a good way: It calmed me and helped me to write and to deal with the frustrations of motherhood.
“You OK, Dad?”
Garden Guy, I have waited seven years for avocados to appear on my trees. Now there is small fruit galore. I have fertilized and mulched as you have suggested and the leaves are dark green with some new growth. But some of the lower leaves have reddish spots … the same thing is showing up on my one mango tree. Will the discolored leaves affect the fruit? Do you think my trees are diseased? Help needed in Hilo.
Affirmative action handed a defeat
Bieber seeking delay in DUI trial
HONOLULU — A 15-year-old stowaway who survived a flight over the Pacific in a jet’s wheel well spent seven hours undetected in what is supposed to be a highly secure area of San Jose International Airport before the flight departed, according to an official briefed on the investigation.
HONOLULU — A former Fox television executive on Tuesday denied allegations that he sexually abused a teen through a sex ring involving underage children.
HONOLULU — A defense lawyer for a former soldier accused of punching his 5-year-old daughter to death said Tuesday an autopsy showed evidence of lasting injuries that weakened the girl before she died.
Schatz presses United on jobs
A group of protesters gathered outside of Lincoln Park in downtown Hilo on Tuesday morning, sporting signs that read “Aloha not racism” and “Park for Peace.”
State officials are proposing two agreements to settle 11 of the 12 complaints against Dr. John D. Stover for medical and dental work.
HONOLULU — The decision to name a state instrument in Hawaii is proving more difficult than some lawmakers expected.
Changes to flood zone maps in South Kona could mean elevations of houses as well as insurance premiums.